Kimani "Kiki" Gray was buried last weekend on a windy hillside in Cypress Hills Cemetery. The killing of the 16-year-old by plainclothes police officers two weeks ago set off rolling protests in the neighborhood, but the funeral was somber and peaceful.
Family and friends slowly filed into St. Cath ... More >>
No, it's not chicken wings with quinoa. Or Jell-O and caviar. Or Lucky Charms with pesto sauce. Or foie gras chow mein.
It's that old standby, Genoa salami and provolone cheese.
I sauntered into an upscale grocery mart on Sixth Avenue in the 50s the other day and happened upon that very product (a ... More >>
The Calabresa pie at Pizza Krozz
Stand on nearly any thoroughfare in Buenos Aires and you're never far from a pizzeria. Cross a street at random and find yourself dodging scooters delivering hot pies, while delivery boys on foot hoist flat boxes overhead to navigate crowds swarming the streets. On ... More >>
What better way to recover from the caloriefest that was Thanksgiving than with a hearty bowl of pasta? (OK, there are probably plenty of better ways, but why not keep the carboloading going just a little bit longer?) Chef Pasquale Cozzolino of PizzArte shares the recipe for his Pasta alla Genovese. ... More >>
Restaurants and bars, they come and they go. Here are a few making their debuts and bowing out this week.
Pudding Stones in the West Village has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection after just four months in operation.
Four-year-old Knife Fork in the East Village has shuttered, h ... More >>
Kanko*/flickrPhilip Guardione, the chef from Sicily who opened the diminutive Piccola Cucina in Soho earlier this year, is getting ready to open an even tinier outpost in Greenwich Village, hopefully this week. Piccola Cucina Focacceria (120 MacDougal Street) will specialize in focaccia, pizz ... More >>
As promised in our weekly dining newsletter, we bring you the recipe for Sweetiepie's McCall Chopped Salad.
Not exactly coy about its kid-friendliness, the whimsical West Village restaurant has an after-school special featuring silver dollar pancakes, mac n' cheese, and pigs in blankets. Chef Humbe ... More >>